Food, Fun and Reading Program

Food Fun ReadingYouth in grades K-2 are invited to join the Vanessa Young, Community Education Assistant with the UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in this FREE weekly, food-themed, read-aloud group at local libraries.


Calais Free Library
9 Union Street, Calais, ME
Dates: Thursdays, July 13, 20, August 3 and 10, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Peabody Memorial Library
162 Main Street, Jonesport, ME 
Dates: Tuesdays, August 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Porter Memorial Library
92 Court Street, Machias, ME 
Dates: Wednesdays, July 26, August 2, 9. and 16, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Email with questions or call 207.255.3345.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Vanessa Young at or 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.